The 100 Largest Companies In Michigan For 2020

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 6 months ago

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If you live in Michigan and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

What’s The Largest Company In Michigan?

Ford Motor Company is the largest company headquartered in Michigan based on our database of 10 million resumes. It has 199,000 employees. See the full table or the methodology below.

Because, sure, you can google things like ‘biggest companies in Michigan’ and get a fairly long list of companies with a lot of employees, or perhaps that have the biggest names — but here, we bring you the companies with the most current employees that are actually headquartered in Michigan.

Below, we’ll give you a complete list of Michigan’s 100 largest companies, but first, here’s a look at the top 10:

  1. Ford Motor Company
  2. General Motors
  3. Lear
  4. Whirlpool
  5. Meijer
  6. ZF North America
  7. The Dow Chemical Company
  8. Federal-Mogul
  9. Kellogg
  10. Cooper-Standard Automotive

Ford Motor Company comes in at the top, with more current employees than any other company in the state. We’ll get to specifics in a moment; first, here’s a look at our methodology.

How we identified the biggest companies in Michigan

Here at Zippia we have developed a database of over 250,000 companies that spans the entire country.

For this report, we looked at the companies headquartered in Michigan with at least 100 employees. That left us with 1,113 companies.

We then ranked each company from most to least current employees to determine the biggest companies in Michigan.

As it turns out, Ford Motor Company looks to the be the biggest company in Michigan clocking in with 199,000 employees.

Now, check out how the 100 biggest companies in Michigan ranked.

If you’re interested, you can read more about the Michigan job scene here:

Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Michigan

Rank Company City Employees
1 Ford Motor Company Dearborn 199,000
2 General Motors Detroit 173,000
3 Lear Southfield 165,000
4 Whirlpool Benton Harbor 92,000
5 Meijer Grand Rapids 77,000
6 ZF North America Northville 68,037
7 The Dow Chemical Company Midland 55,000
8 Federal-Mogul Southfield 48,600
9 Kellogg Battle Creek 37,369
10 Cooper-Standard Automotive Novi 32,000
11 Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital Wyandotte 30,000
12 Henry Ford Health System Detroit 30,000
13 BorgWarner Auburn Hills 29,000
14 Professional Educational Services Group Caledonia 28,740
15 Con-Way Ann Arbor 27,900
16 Domino’s Pizza Ann Arbor 26,000
17 McLaren Oakland Pontiac 26,000
18 Masco Livonia 26,000
19 McLaren Health Care Grand Blanc 26,000
20 State of Michigan Lansing 25,170
21 American Axle & Manufacturing Detroit 25,000
22 Penske Automotive Group Bloomfield Hills 25,000
23 Ilitch Holdings Detroit 23,000
24 Michigan State University East Lansing 21,050
25 American Mitsuba Brighton 19,555
26 Stryker Kalamazoo 19,232
27 Hanson Logistics Saint Joseph 19,000
28 St. John Providence Warren 17,806
29 AEES Traverse City 17,000
30 Learning Care Group Novi 17,000
31 Joyson Safety Systems Auburn Hills 16,300
32 Dart Container Mason 15,000
33 Altair Engineering Troy 15,000
34 Beaumont Health Royal Oak 14,530
35 Robert Bosch Farmington Hills 14,396
36 Amway Ada 14,000
37 Solstice Holdings Ada 14,000
38 Nexteer Automotive Auburn Hills 13,600
39 Dura Automotive Systems Auburn Hills 13,580
40 Steelcase Grand Rapids 12,650
41 Detroit Medical Center Detroit 12,000
42 Denso International America Southfield 12,000
43 SpartanNash Grand Rapids 11,950
44 Gentherm Northville 11,685
45 Inteva Products Troy 11,500
46 Gordon Food Service Wyoming 11,108
47 Spectrum Health Hospitals Grand Rapids 11,000
48 HCL Global Systems Farmington Hills 11,000
49 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Detroit 10,880
50 SIEMENS VDO AUTOMOTIVE Auburn Hills 10,001
51 Itw Cip Stampings Troy 10,001
52 DTE Energy Detroit 10,000
53 Visteon Wayne 10,000
54 Quicken Loans Detroit 10,000
55 Eberspacher UK Novi 9,862
56 Universal Forest Products Grand Rapids 9,300
57 Arvin Innovation Detroit 9,000
58 La-Z-Boy Monroe 8,950
59 Bronson Healthcare Kalamazoo 8,910
60 Bronson Methodist Hospital Kalamazoo 8,800
61 Meritor Troy 8,200
62 Ally Financial Detroit 8,200
63 Brose North America Auburn Hills 8,000
64 Acument Global Technologies Sterling Heights 7,970
65 CMS Energy Jackson 7,887
66 Kelly Services Troy 7,800
67 Tower International Livonia 7,600
68 Haworth Holland 7,500
69 Herman Miller Zeeland 7,478
70 Lineage Logistics Novi 7,200
71 Irvin Automotive Products Pontiac 7,000
72 Henniges Automotive Auburn Hills 7,000
73 Munson Healthcare Traverse City 6,966
74 Charlotte Russe Sparta 6,500
75 Valassis Livonia 6,400
76 Maxion Wheels Novi 6,400
77 Universal Logistics Holdings Warren 6,275
78 Little Caesar Enterprises Detroit 6,000
79 Western Michigan University Kalamazoo 5,930
80 Tecumseh Products Ann Arbor 5,800
81 Dialog Direct Highland Park 5,700
82 Gentex Zeeland 5,315
83 TOYODA GOSEI CO Troy 5,292
84 Sparrow Health System Lansing 5,260
85 Auto-Owners Insurance Lansing 5,227
86 BELFOR USA Group Birmingham 5,084
87 MidMichigan Health Midland 5,050
88 Perry Johnson & Associates Troy 5,000
89 Absopure Water Company Plymouth 4,519
90 National Heritage Academies Grand Rapids 4,500
91 Acro Service Livonia 4,500
92 Budco Highland Park 4,482
93 Percepta Dearborn 4,450
94 Horizon Global Troy 4,250
95 Labelle Management Mount Pleasant 4,200
96 Stoneridge Novi 4,200
97 Superior Industries Southfield 4,189
98 Courtney Manor Bad Axe 4,139
99 Oakland University Rochester 4,010
100 TriMas Bloomfield Hills 4,000

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